Enjoy a trip of ease and comfort aboard Amtrak's Hiawatha. Connecting Chicago, Illinois, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, travelers can sit back and relax on an 86-mile route showcasing Midwest splendor.
Trips aboard the Hiawatha are made in plush side-by-side Coach seats, which recline and feature ample legroom. Dual power outlets and complimentary Wi-Fi Internet pair with overhead reading lights and fold-down trays to create a comfortable travel experience. Large picture windows present the changing scenery as the route unfolds. Further, there are two restrooms in each train car. While there is no food or drink service aboard the train, guests can bring their own refreshments or purchase snacks and drinks at the stations.
For riders that desire a more intimate travel experience, there is a Quiet Car on Amtrak's Hiawatha. This car is open to all passengers at no additional cost and features an atmosphere that exudes relaxation. The lighting in the Quiet Car is subdued, though there are individual reading lights that passengers can utilize if needed. Conversations must remain at a hushed level, and no phone calls are allowed. Further, any traveler using electronics is asked to keep them on mute or use headphones. All of these elements join together to create a railway retreat between destinations.
Over 850,000 passengers choose the Hiawatha annually for efficient transportation between Chicago and Milwaukee, with ridership increasing steadily since the train took the rails under the Amtrak name in 1971. Bounded in railway tradition and brimming with all the amenities modern commuters desire, this Amtrak train makes travel along Lake Michigan's western shore a pleasure.